Earth Court Frat House

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Allied Faction: Unaffiliated
Allied Groups: Shitennou, Inner Senshi, Médecins Sans Partisanerie
Location Type: Residence
Grid Locale: Uminari City - Residential District - Luxury Highrise

BUILDING & ACCESS: The Earth Court Frat House is actually four interconnected penthouse apartments on the 47th floor of a luxury highrise in Uminari City. Each of the four sides has its own long balcony connecting to at least the living room, and the one generally in use as an outside entrance for magical girls and boys is the one with a rosebush sitting out on it that has the soul of a lost alien boy who's finally found a home. It tries to be a safe space for magical people to heal no matter their faction, and also attempts to be a diplomatically neutral ground for those seeking mediation, but it is also a home, and people can get kicked out for being bullies within its walls (or on its roof).

The bottom floor of the luxury highrise actually contains a full gym, olympic-sized pool, and minimall, but the concierge's desk is in the lobby and easy to find. The locks on the four apartment doors in the elevator lobby on the top floor aren't usually in use, but that's because the top floor needs an actual key used in the elevator to get to, which the concierge does for people on a specified-in-advance list; people not on the list can ask and the concierge will call up if aware someone is home. Helpfully, there's a taped-up sign on one of the top floor hall doors that says 'USE THIS ONE'. (The laminated sign containing the apartment rules is actually inside the door, though. Inside the doors to all the apartments. And at the balconies.)

HOUSE RULES
1. No kidnapping.
2. No murder.
3. Mamoru gets player 1 always.
4. No fighting/attacking unless it is horseplay, magical or otherwise.
5. Factions and shoes left at threshold.
6. No Witch labyrinths.
7. No explosives or arson.
8. No monologues between the hours of 1 AM and 8 AM.
9. Clean up your own messes.
10. Do your own dishes and laundry.
11. Maximum length of stay for genetically bipedal guests: one week, except by special dispensation.


ROOF: Since the boys of the Earth Court take up the entire top floor of the highrise, it's really no surprise that they also have exclusive roof rights. In the summer it's a flood of greenery, the rooftop garden lush and verdant, with some flowers and herbs in wheeled planters and some in stationary beds near the edges. Arches and shrubbery can be moved into different configurations, widening the space or making it more labyrinthine and private. In the winter it's only the evergreens that provide shelter from the wind, and they can be moved to circle a smallish plastic greenhouse tent that covers the glass and wrought-iron picnic table and chairs, and which contains several small space heaters with solar panels and rechargeable batteries. One corner of the enormous roof is dedicated to Nephrite's telescope, and someone's wheeled some trees over there to provide a windbreak, which can easily be moved out of the way. Strings of LEDs demarcate the edges, just in case anyone up there happens to be drunk enough and tall enough to actually manage stumbling themselves over the ledge in the dark.

MAMORU'S APARTMENT:
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GENERAL: It's a spacious place, airy and high-ceilinged, and the sun streams in through the tall picture windows and the wide doors to the balcony during the day; at night it's the moonlight and the stars, or the city lights. The views of the city are breathtaking. Apartment rules are clearly posted by the door and next to the balcony door on the outside as well; there's a bench in the genkan for shoe removal ease. Despite the mural-painted walls and mosaic-tiled floor and high price tag, there's evidence of multiple people living here and a fair amount of nonresident traffic: it looks like a home that gets a lot of guests. There's furniture scattered around in relatively useful configurations; there's a roll-up projector screen set up over some of the floor-to-ceiling picture windows with an assortment of videogame consoles and a few remote controls in a box next to the pile. A laptop sits on a desk by the balcony, and a telescope on a stand just inside its door. Various doors and corners indicate it's even bigger than it looks from here. Wherever there's room and it doesn't block mural-- which in some cases means the walls open up like secret panels-- there are bookcases. What should be a dining room table is covered with textbooks generally, and half-finished projects; most eating seems to take place either in the kitchen or at the coffee-table. The kitchen is painted in sunny summer colors and it looks like it sees daily use; the spice rack is no longer arranged alphabetically. The refrigerator seems to be a communal bulletin board.
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MOSAIC: The bedrooms have hardwood floors with the most durable finish that money can buy and the kitchen and bathrooms have patterned linoleum, but the floor of the living room is covered in an intricate mosaic that seems to be modeled on the designs of what's survived of the early Eastern Roman Empire, lavish and detailed and polychromatic. The designs consist of interlocking geometric tesserae, with a predominant motif of foliage within the borders. It manages not to be dizzyingly busy to the eye, and it's coated with magically reinforced lamination to protect the grout from errant bloodstains.
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MURAL: A mural covers 3 walls of this apartment's living room area, with the 4th wall being the balcony and windows and the view of Tokyo's skyline. From up in one corner it starts as a deep dark night sky, with constellations mapped out in twinkle lights that sparkle against the rich blue velvet of the night sky which continues down the wall. The color lightens through shifting blues into a waterfall crossing that wall, with bright spray and rolling surf all painted in detail into the mural. The wall facing the view of Tokyo has the water of the waterfall becoming a flat expanse of ocean with the city artfully reflected from the actual view onto the painted still water, with a harbour scene coming onto the last wall. That final wall begins with the harbour, with a tall ship looking ready for pirates, leading up into a garden scene, with a castle off in the distance, and a garden in front with a garden full of riotous colourful flowers, mostly roses, but not entirely. A tree comes up the side of the wall, the trunk and branches sculpted into the wall, shading some of the garden from that side's brilliant blue sky.


NEPHRITE'S APARTMENT: Here be dragons. No really, we're not sure if he does dishes, and he doesn't like wearing pants.


KUNZITE'S & ZOISITE'S APARTMENT: This is the fancy one.


JADEITE'S APARTMENT: Generally used for party spillover when not being used for complicated Jadeite projects that sit around half-completed, this is actually literally the most normal of the four. It looks like an actual regular penthouse apartment instead of either a giant man-cave, a royally-appointed suite of terrifically beautiful items, or a mosaic-floored and mural-walled Mahou Shoujo Grand Central Station.


Associated Logs

Title Date Scene Summary
Rune Told Him So July 21st, 2015 In which the study group scrapes Mamoru off the ground. Oops.
Visitation July 28th, 2015 Usagi heard that Mamoru was under the weather-- so SAILOR MOON brings him a cake! Shaped like a bunny. Now there is cake everywhere and he could not care less about the mess.
Balcony Ramen and Startling Revelations August 13th, 2015 Kyouko brings the once-again-recovering Mamoru some takeout ramen in the hopes of hanging out with someone non-hostile, when Sailor Mars unexpectedly drops in. On the balcony of the Ungodliest Floor Penthouse. To, you know, check in on him. She learns a lot more than the status of his physical welfare.
V, I Know August 16th, 2015 V drops by Mamoru's place to visit, basically. Visits yay!
House Call August 19th, 2015 Runealy knows Mamoru is friends with Miss White, and Miss White is off her rocker. She comes to visit, hoping he can shed some light on her madness and her methods. Mamoru is a little salty about this.
Freedom August 30th, 2015 Kyouko stops by to talk to Mamoru, and ask for a favor.
Blue and Gold September 1st, 2015 Mamoru, looking for a way to help Madoka get powers from someplace other than Kyubey after a conversation to that effect with Homura, calls up Blue on the Bluephone to ask him about Pretty Cures.
The Worst Conversation About Princess Runealy September 15th, 2015 After Guardian Hino attacked Homura, but before Runealy and Hino came to explain to Mamoru, theories run wild. Homura and Miss White and Kyouko and Mamoru discuss the Waldians and Homura is really hurtin' and Miss White is ragey like wtf and p insensitive and Kyouko brought doughnuts but storms out b/c White insensitivity and Mamoru is about ready to kick them all out except Homura, and just tell Homura to go the hell back to sleep.
Logiagram for Mamoru September 17th, 2015 Upon discovering the true nature of the Rising Crash Lost Logia with Hinote, Runealy makes a bold decision on what to do with it.
No More Heroes September 20th, 2015 As her health continues to deteriorate, Runealy is finally convinced to seek help. Together, she and Hinote begin to explain their circumstances to Mamoru, who ponders ways to help.
Apatite Loss October 17th, 2015 After _Imbalance of Power_, Sailor Moon takes the unconscious Tuxedo Kamen to a friend's apartment because The Doctor Is Not In. The problem is, she was followed...
Spotless October 18th, 2015 At the same time as 466/Pretty_Doctor_Iris_Shelby Mamoru finds himself unable to actually deal with the evidence. He calls the one person he thinks can handle it: Hannah Sharpe.
So Many Times Before October 29th, 2015 Usagi wakes up in a space she's made her own, and Tuxedo Kamen has a confession to make.
A Very Puella Thanksgiving November 27th, 2015 Kyouko, Sayaka, Madoka, Homura, and Mami gather for an impromptu Thanksgiving dinner.
A Glimmer Of Hope December 17th, 2015 Homura checks up on Mamoru's apartment, and finds Usagi waiting there. The two discuss things, regarding Mamoru, his past, his personality, and the possibility that things are not what they seem...
Sympathy Donuts December 17th, 2015 Kyouko brings some sympathy sweets to Usagi, and revelations and apologies result.
Strength in Pain January 1st, 2016 Jadeite gets Moon Healing Escalated and the Senshi fight... but, uh, they don't fight Jadeite. Or a monster. And now they have a puppy.
Beautiful Dreams and Waking Nightmares January 6th, 2016 Usagi dreams of a past life. Kunzite teaches her about days and nights, seasons and lands, and children. Endymion arrives and Kunzite slinks to the shadows to get cavities and the couple's sweet sappiness. Then Usagi wakes up, has a cape on her, and obviously, Kunzite is a Creeper.
Kunzite's a Creeper!!! January 7th, 2016 After a pleasant dream, Usagi wakes up to discover Kunzite is a creeper who likes to watch young girls sleep. She and Jadeite hightail it out of Mamoru's apartment! (Disclaimer: Kunzite strongly protests the inaccuracy of this synopsis.)
It Really Is Grand Central January 14th, 2016 Kyouko comes to Mamoru's empty apartment looking for Jadeite. Sayaka comes to Mamoru's empty apartment looking for Kyouko. Kunzite comes to Mamoru's empty apartment looking for NOT TWO PUELLA MAGI, WAIT WHAT, WHY ARE YOU EVEN. Surprisingly little violence ensues. Also, Kyouko accidentally proves once again that she really is an honorary one of Mamoru's guys.
Knight of Endurance February 4th, 2016 Makoto drops by to see Jadeite with cookies and awkward questions, and learns a little about what he has endured and what he continues to endure. (Technically in Mamoru's temporary apartment.)
For Just a Moment March 9th, 2016 Usagi and Mamoru get back from D-point. (Technically in Mamoru's temp apartment, not the ECFH.)
Rei of Sunshine March 15th, 2016 Shortly after D-Point, after Makoto leaves and Mamoru nopes away from People, Rei visits next. More crying, more hugs, and it ends with a sleepy girl pile. (Technically at Mamoru's temp apartment.)
He Was Really, Really Drunk March 23rd, 2016 Kyouko and Sayaka come to ask Mamoru and Nephrite for help figuring out what happened to Sayaka's memories after D-Point.
Second Second Chances March 24th, 2016 Minako and Kunzite have a brief, glancing encounter. They're still both broken people who've spent too much time hurting each other. But maybe, finally, there's a chance they can find their way out of that pattern, and start to make something new.
Fridges, With Bonus Horror April 3rd, 2016 Makoto has been volunteered kitchen help. It's Kunzite. This is inevitably kind of weird, but oddly practical in places. It's almost reassuring, up till Makoto asks a question that turns out to get her an answer she didn't really want...
A Rather Pointed Subject April 3rd, 2016 Usagi and Mamoru are tired of Usagi having dark energy horrible stuck in her back and nothing they've tried thus far has worked. Usagi's also worried about Mamoru, and Mamoru's worried about Usagi, and all in all, there's a whole lot of worry. But also cute.
Not With Haste April 9th, 2016 There's been something on Mamoru's mind. Usagi is a saint.
Kintsugi: You Forgave and I Won't Forget April 10th, 2016 The world is new, and Kunzite isn't sure where he fits in it anymore. After Naru and Usagi leave, he and Mamoru have a lot to talk about, and they do. At great length. The buffer broke three times in total.
The Truth About Magic Stuff April 10th, 2016 After Naru tells Mamoru off for talking about magic in the supermarket and Kyouko goes to work, they go home with Kunzite and Naru runs the world's most polite interrogation session while they put away groceries and Mamoru sits on the counter doing nothing. Then Hurricane Usagi comes in and she and Mamoru vanish for some reason, and Naru and Kunzite have a REAL conversation.
What Does Nephrite Have Against Shoes Anyway April 11th, 2016 Makoto and Mamoru are exhausted, drained messes, and Mamoru's "skill" at aiming teleports doesn't help. Nephrite is also a mess, in a completely different and much, much angrier way. Kunzite helps pick up some of the pieces -- in Mamoru's case, literally -- and they manage to put together something like a plan. 'Collapse now' is actually a plan, right? (Immediately post Sub Rosa.)
Rumor Mill April 18th, 2016 After the fight with Riventon, Kukai goes back to Mamoru's place with him and Kunzite, plays videogames, drinks coffee, fills Mamoru in on some Seiyou dirt on request, asks Kunzite questions that basically no one ever asks him because he is completely fearless, and eventually comes away with some absolutely fascinating grist for the mill.
Mechanisms April 27th, 2016 Kunzite has information for Ami. Ami has a housewarming present for the boys. Makoto has second thoughts on ever listening to Ami and Kunzite talk business again...
Fiore Fiasco Epilogue April 28th, 2016 Kyouko, Kunzite, Makoto, and Mamoru discuss wtf to do about Fiore.
You And A Blueberry Muffin May 1st, 2016 Makoto and Kunzite catch Nephrite up on what he's missed, particularly re Fiore. Mamoru helps. Sort of. Makoto is learning all kinds of things today...
Tell Him to Stop May 3rd, 2016 Mamoru's worried. Zoisite's annoyed. Kunzite thinks they're both adorable. The one who'd be pleased with the word 'adorable' is unfortunately still mad at him.
Stop Attracting World-Ending Stalkers May 6th, 2016 Hannah objects to Mamoru apparently blowing up her warehouse. Kunzite and Makoto object to Hannah objecting to Mamoru. Mamoru objects to being awake.
Painted Foliage is Safe May 6th, 2016 Naru drops by to give stuff to Kunzite, and Mamoru... hires her?
Quis Proditores Ipsos Prodit May 9th, 2016 So Fiore had been slowly killing Usagi with an energy-drain youma like he did with Mako. Mamoru and Kunzite show up at like literally just-in-time o'clock and then Fiore shows up at who-said-you-could-interrupt o'clock and then the Senshi show up at are-you-freaking-kidding-me o'clock and Fiore is dismayed because the last rose Mamoru gave him wasn't actually stabbed into his chest, but like, things change. Also: wherein Kunzite's hair gets really short. (Technically in Mamoru's temporary apartment.)
A Smile Or A Curse May 12th, 2016 Kyouko has issues with Kunzite's new hairstyle. Fair enough; so does Kunzite. She's also having issues with identity, expectations, self-imposed restrictions. Fair enough; so is Kunzite. It's probably a good idea not to wonder if this counts as lighting any kind of fuse.
The Return Of Mahou Grand Central May 12th, 2016 In which Naru, Makoto, and Daisuke all independently decide to visit Mamoru's place. At the same time. LOTS of talking ensues.
Beer and Satori May 13th, 2016 Kyouko and Luna come to visit Mamoru with beer and wisdom. Luna doesn't like the beer.
At Home With the Celestials May 15th, 2016 Kukai comes over to visit and thank Kunzite for coming to visit him in the hospital, and finds Usagi cuddling sick Mamoru. Between Usa's contact and Kunzite's concentration, Mamoru remains in the conversation.
For No Other Reason May 18th, 2016 Makoto goes up to find that Nephrite has set up shop on the roof of Mamoru's building. The two of them discuss astrology, recent stresses, interior decorating, and whether or not they need excuses to see each other. (Hint: no.)
Bad Decisions And Worse Voice Mail May 28th, 2016 Mamoru decides that barely-standing is a fine condition in which to try to bodily fling himself across the city to demand answers from Hannah about Takashi. Usagi decides that it's a great time to descend on Mamoru's apartment wailing about having betrayed him. Kunzite decides it's a reasonable time to go home and WHY ARE PEOPLE SUDDENLY WEEPING ON HIM
When it Rains... May 31st, 2016 Kyouko returns from an absence to inform Kunzite and Mamoru about yet another problem which has dire implications, which is exactly what nobody needed to hear right now.
Thank You For Healing Him June 8th, 2016 Fiore, dying, teleports himself and Momo and Jupiter to Mamoru's apartment. Kunzite calls Daisuke in to help, and Mamoru helps Daisuke, and the Xenian 'helps' everyone have a really horrible day.
Cookies, Carpets, and Calculations June 8th, 2016 Kunzite calls Ami over to get a sample of alien blood. Ami does something more alien: asking for help.
Distraction June 8th, 2016 Nephrite's on guard duty the day Mamoru has to give up on the palaces and go be sick at home. He has some interesting questions about Kunzite, and Mamoru has some even more interesting reactions.
Renewed Purpose June 9th, 2016 Kyouko awakens after being unconscious due to her battle with Fiore, and has a talk with Kunzite.
Answer For Your Crimes June 9th, 2016 Nephrite has a GREAT PLAN to get intel on Fiore's asteroid! ... Fiore ... does not approve.
Death Is Just So Full and Man So Small June 9th, 2016 Jupiter finds Nephrite being put back together from near-death after his attempt to trick Fiore. Kunzite and Mamoru don't make her any less angry about this. The eternal lesson: don't get emotionally attached, they'll only wind up teleporting into space into a tuxedo.
Twinkle lights and paint and questions. June 10th, 2016 Conversations about communication, powersets, encryption, information gathering and the wisdom of indoor waterfalls.
Reasons To Hate This Weekend June 11th, 2016 Ami Mizuno may possibly be having the worst weekend of her life. Kunzite and Mamoru 'help.'
Conservation of Puella June 12th, 2016 Kyouko and Momo, after the fight with Riventon and Elsa Maria, head to Mamoru's apartment for healing that won't eat their souls and therefore their dwindling supply of grief seeds. Mamoru isn't there. Kunzite is, and about thirty seconds later, so is Daisuke...
Pirates of the Silver Crystal June 13th, 2016 Usagi comes over a spitting cobra and ends up in a sleepoveresque movie marathon. With Kunzite. ONLY USAGI.
No Weapons In The Living Room June 16th, 2016 (Content warning: teenage boys.) Nephrite and Mamoru are both sidelined for medical reasons. Kunzite is stuck watching them. In such conditions, one's essential nature is revealed! By which we mean they're all jerks.
Plant Your Hope in Good Soil June 17th, 2016 Usagi sneaks over to put Mamoru's hand in a jar of faintly glowing ginzuishou-magicked dirt. Inevitably, he wakes up hella confused. Equally inevitably, they are eye-wateringly adorable.
House Rules June 18th, 2016 Suzuki looks in on Mamoru. And finds Kunzite. There might be a few misunderstandings.
Information By Way of Cookie June 23rd, 2016 Naru bribes Kyouko with cookies to tell her about Witches and Puella.
Reap the Whirlwind June 23rd, 2016 Makoto is on a mission: to save herself and Nephrite from an endless cycle of duty and death. Makoto is on a mission: to stop herself from doing just that. Riventon is on a mission: science. And Mamoru's apartment is now on fire.
Knight of Comfort June 23rd, 2016 The storm has passed, but the damage remains. Good thing Makoto has Nephrite to lean on. Follows 'Reap the Whirlwind.'
Grasp the Thorns June 24th, 2016 (Content warning: violence.) There's only one person Fiore wants to preserve from the end of the Earth. Kunzite tries to stop, or at least slow, the kidnapping. Usagi arrives in time to help save someone ... but it's not Mamoru.
Bigger Pictures June 24th, 2016 Naru and Kunzite talk about Ragemako. And Takashi. And the Xenian flowers. And dark energy. And long-term plans. And art. And decoration. But mostly, though they rarely say a word about it directly, about isolation and connection.
Bleeding on the Princess June 24th, 2016 (Content warning: gore.) Immediately following Grasp the Thorns: Usagi did arrive in time to save Mamoru from Fiore, not at once. But she did make it in time to save Kunzite.
Post-apocolyptic Open House, with pizza. June 27th, 2016 The Frat House is once again, Grand Central Station with pizza and coffee (and 'special' coffee) and laughter and panic and people and yet more food. Now with more random napping!
Tiny Goddess of Art and Coke June 28th, 2016 Post-asteroid, Ami wakes up in the ECFH. And desperately needs caffeine. Fortunately there is a Naru! She has Questions.
Cake, Cheese Penguins, and Corruption July 4th, 2016 Makoto is making cake for Usagi. Naru and Kunzite are helping! The ensuing conversation goes interesting places, most of them hving to do with Takashi Agera.
For Naru and Nano and Muffins July 9th, 2016 Mamoru and Usagi ask Nanoha about barrier possibilities, and there's discussions of Virtue
In Which Mamoru Is Banned From Instant Noodles July 11th, 2016 Naru is the first of ECFH's visitors tonight; then Kyouko, Makoto, Daisuke, and Homura, not all at the same time. Discussion topics: Wraiths, Devices, lethal exercise programs, Takashi Agera,
Intervention July 12th, 2016 Is Naru secretly a Chara Guardian? Has she considered opening up her life to magic? Or perhaps people are just hopeful on her behalf and try to sniff it out. Also, teeny tiny tea party.
Questions, But No Sock Youma July 14th, 2016 Naru stops by the ECFH. Mamoru and Kunzite answer some questions about drains and Devices, before Naru mentions oh, hey, this woman came over asking about Kazuo...
Sometimes These Things Just Happen July 18th, 2016 Makoto talks with Kunzite about what happened to her parents, and about the questions her Nullheart raised. Maybe it's just chance. Maybe not. But she's chosen to find out.
Normal is a bit of a sliding scale. July 22nd, 2016 Rei, Naru and Kunzite have a meandering conversation about faith, souls, visions, art, familiars, evil, cookies and of course, Pokemon Go.
The Great Plushie Conspiracy July 23rd, 2016 Homura and Madoka visit with Kunzite at Mamoru's apartment to discus Wraiths, potential interactions between Puella Magi's and Kunzite's powers, and Naru's condition. And absolutely nothing else. No, really. No peeking!
pix or it didnt happen July 27th, 2016 Three injuries and some dark energy put Rei in the slightly awkward position of dealing with Mamoru. Solution? Texting. While in the same room. Meanwhile, Kyouko explains (some of) her
I'll Always Bring You Back July 29th, 2016 CONTENT WARNING: Cute af. Kunzite has some philosophically-laden business to talk to Mamoru about.
Ambushed by Philosophy July 30th, 2016 Ami and Kunzite discuss the current Kyouko-Takashi fight. Also responsibility and consequences, the definition of evil, and where the boundary is between taking one's word seriously and acting like a paranoid lawyer.
Get A Roof August 2nd, 2016 Madoka and Homura each offer attacks to Kunzite for later use. Mamoru shows up and there's snark and teasing all over the place.
Kitchen Counsel August 4th, 2016 Kyouko and Makoto have a chat in the kitchen of the ECFH. Mostly about Takashi, but by extension about friends, family, and what it takes to save someone... and whether or not it's worth it.
What Did You Guys DO August 5th, 2016 Cure Flora finds the ECFH roof. Shortly thereafter, so does Hannah. Apparently there's been fighting.
Royal Rooftop Round August 12th, 2016 Usagi and Haruka (not -that- Haruka) meet. Discussion is had about princesses. Kunzite is -himself-, and Mamoru is late to the Princess Party.
It's all about the doughnuts. And the conversation. Mostly doughnuts. August 15th, 2016 Kyouko, Naru, Mamoru and Kunzite chat about a few light topics, such as magical potential, fighting, Wishes, interpersonal relationships, a lack of world-ending crises. pokemon and doughnuts. Folgers crystals, anyone?
Astronomer Chili is Meteor August 16th, 2016 Kyouko and Mamoru need to talk about why Mamoru wants Kyouko to have money. Initially they talk on the roof of Infinity so Mamoru can watch the Perseid meteor shower, but they run into Setsuna Meioh! Mamoru promises to come back and watch the next night there, maybe with Nephrite too, and then Kyou and Mamo go to have the rest of the conversation on the ECFH roof. It gets... really heavy. And has a happy ending!
But I Clean Her LITTERBOX! August 17th, 2016 When he started to follow Mamoru, Kenji Tsukino wasn't expecting to find the impossible house. Or the loooooong staircase in the house. Or finding not!Wonderland in the basement. Or finding out his daughter is Sailor Moon and the boy is Tuxedo Kamen. Or that he changes the litter box belonging to a talking cat. (Yeah, let's focus on that last one.)
Chocolate Is Life August 18th, 2016 After 'Death By Chocolate', Mako brings Mamoru a gift from the chocolate festival, and he explains a little of what's happened to Naru and to himself lately.
Got Milk August 18th, 2016 Very short scene of Mamoru and Zoisite starting to relax around each other a little more. And talking about Ami. And also music. From the Golden Kingdom.
Prodigy, Puella-Style August 18th, 2016 Momo has some questions about Kyouko's deal with Mamoru. They are not what Kunzite at first thinks they are. Never, never, never underestimate a Puella contract. Or the Puella. Especially the Puella.
Hot Rocks, Lemon Muffins August 19th, 2016 Kunzite has someone waiting for him when he gets home from his morning run. This rapidly becomes multiple someones, including someone with MUFFINS!
Indecent Noodles Reduced August 19th, 2016 Naru's rescuers bring her back to the ECFH because the Wraiths ate her emotions really bad and she had a standing deal with Mamoru that if that happened he'd help her fix her brain.
Mind Spelunking August 22nd, 2016 After a particularly awful Wraith attack, Naru lets Endymion help her fix her emotions.
Routine Home Lies August 22nd, 2016 The PI investigating Kunzite for his dad pays a visit to the Earth Court Frat House, and witnesses a performance of the Earth Court without realizing it's a Frat House.
The Mess in the Other Room August 22nd, 2016 While Mamoru, Kunzite, and Zoisite are still busy being terrifying at their visitor, Nephrite and Makoto escape to the kitchen. Cream puffs, inappropriate giggling, a near-miss, future date plans, and some serious heart-to-heart about differing approaches to family situations. (Follows/concurrent with 'Routine Home Lies'.)
Prospective In-Laws August 24th, 2016 Kenji Knows. And he is, reluctantly, willing to share what he knows about the accident twelve years ago with Mamoru and his allies. The problem is, the ally he has to hand it over to is Kazuo Takeba, and it's hard trying to talk with someone who might as well be a different species...
Memorybeans August 27th, 2016 Mamoru brings Neph his jar of memories with a gentle ultimatum and a slew of solutions. Nephrite is unhappy about this.
Balcony wins August 28th, 2016 When the actual residents of ECFH are out, the visitors take over the balcony for chatter about stupidty, school and fighting. (And no doubt keeping Fiorerose from sleeping).
Holdin' Out For a Healer August 28th, 2016 Jiaying meets the ECFH.
Was he seriously August 28th, 2016 Zoisite and Kunzite talk about things, including Zoisite speculating that Mamoru might be flirting with him. And of course no other flirting was going on in any other way. Obviously.
Definitions of Self August 29th, 2016 Kyouko seeks out Naru for help with an artistic project. The two discuss what it means to believe in yourself and others.
Help, in Three Flavors September 1st, 2016 Makoto and Kunzite talk about various kinds of assistance. Would Makoto be willing to help train Naru? Yes, she would. Would the guys be willing to help Makoto go through some of her parents' papers? Yes, they would. Would Makoto be willing to support Nephrite if he has trouble coping with ASK ANOTHER STUPID QUESTION, KUNZITE, THE ANSWER WAS NOT QUITE OBVIOUS ENOUGH THERE
What's In a Name September 2nd, 2016 Turns out, kind of a lot.
Investments September 5th, 2016 Makoto, Naru, and Kyouko discuss the virtues of being prepared, where 'being prepared' may or may not mean beating the crap out of each other on a once-weekly basis.
Congratulations Are In Order September 6th, 2016 And Madoka is going to make sure Kyouko gets them. No, not with snacks! ...though there are snacks.
Texts From Last Nope September 7th, 2016 Warning: Alcohol, late-teen mistakes. Zoisite attends the wrong party, drinks the wrong punch, and inevitably sends the wrong text. Then flees to Naru for sanctuary. Naru escorts him home and drops him on Mamoru and Kunzite to sort out the entire text mess, which is Not Her Problem. Absolutely nothing is resolved, but at least it's now out in the open?
Special Snowflakes September 14th, 2016 Light conversation between Kyouko, Kunzite and Naru (with a quick visit from Sayaka) about magical practice, magical theory, identity, fascinating people and swimming.
Someplace to Go September 16th, 2016 (Content warning: cute.) Mamoru and Kunzite are prepping for the party, and pause to talk about why exactly they're bothering again, and why this whole thing is important.
ECFH Community Barbecue September 16th, 2016 Some people stop by the ECFH and have some grilled food.
The morning after September 18th, 2016 Conversation post-barbeque. Coffee and cake is a part of a well balance breakfast. Along with nightmare sketches and Questions.
Sincerity and Respect September 20th, 2016 Kyouko is having doubts after her perceived failure in Ariel's dream. Kunzite and Naru reassure her, and Kunzite tells her some secrets too.
That's gotta hurt September 20th, 2016 Alexis breaks his arm and learns a bit more about magic on the way to healing it.
A healing hand September 22nd, 2016 Daisuke is called upon to be another healer putting Alex's arm back together, with Naru supervision, or just Naru hanging about.
Song of Healing September 24th, 2016 Zoisite and Kunzite don't so much discuss relationship issues as talk around them.
Imaginary Numbers September 27th, 2016 Kyouko has words for Alex, who has words for Math. Naru and Kunzite defend Math.
Netflix and NO CHILL September 30th, 2016 Makoto brings Chibiusa over to the frat house to see Mamoru and meet the guys. Unfortunately she was missing two important details: Mamoru isn't home, and Chibs and Zoisite have met before.
Just Another Sunday at the ECFH October 2nd, 2016 Mamoru might be melting his brain with study, but the Earth Court apartments are as happening a place as ever... especially with Chibiusa staying over for the day.
Cranky things October 11th, 2016 Tutoring and magical conversation with Seth, Naru, Kazuo and Mamoru goes awry when everyone gets cranky with everyone else by the end of the conversation. Whoops.
Playing Well With Others October 11th, 2016 Kunzite and Kyouko confer on vague unsettled feelings, on Cure Gull's wanting to talk with Puella, on future contingency plans involving Hannah ... but mostly on the migration of the Shitennou into Virtue, and how Kyouko does or doesn't fit into that.
Shave and a Haircut, No Bits! October 14th, 2016 Kyouko gets a haircut! Zoi and Naru tease her.
Just What Are Your Intentions October 16th, 2016 Kyouko had a haircut, and Mamoru finds out that sisters are definitely buttinskys.
For This They'd Go To War October 17th, 2016 Kyouko gets what happened with Sailor Earth out of Kunzite. Naru listens in. Rather less coffee is consumed than might be expected, which Kyouko is correct to be disturbed by.
Rest and Reprieve October 18th, 2016 Makoto comes by the ECFH roof, where Nephrite has been searching the skies for any explanations that the stars might offer, and they both take some much-needed time out.
Butterflies and Carrier Pigeons October 19th, 2016 Nephrite and Kunzite discuss the immediate aftermath of Sailor Earth's appearance, what can and can't be read in the stars, and MAYBE YOU SHOULD TELL PEOPLE WHEN YOU'RE VANISHING FOR THREE DAYS KUNZITE ahem
Her Existence Isn't Her Fault October 19th, 2016 Post-Nephrite, Mamoru and Kunzite catch up on what happened with Sailor Earth -- both what they saw about her, and why each of the two of them did what they did, in the incident and after.
Time Refugees And Baby Bunnies October 25th, 2016 (Content warning: mental health.) Usagi consults Kunzite on matters of the soul, which inevitably brings up certain youma for which she has never before actually yelled at Kunzite. Further discussion of Sailor Earth turns up potential explanations and rather a lot of insecurities. (Hint: Usa will not in fact be the one with fifty cats.)
Twitchy bundles October 26th, 2016 There's a lot of restless and out of sorts going around and none of Naru, Kyouko nor Kunzite seem to be immune.
Dinosaur Brownies October 30th, 2016 Kunzite and Naru encounter one another post-dance (and post Naru-Kyouko talk). There's some talk about sleep and monsters. Using Kunzite as one's scale of horror is really not useful, no.
No Rest for the Post-Wicked (and Naru) October 31st, 2016 Neither Kyouko or Naru want to sleep after the Halloween Dance. Discussion ensues.
Don't Give Up Your Destiny For A ... November 2nd, 2016 Sayaka asks Mamoru and Kunzite about the whole prince thing. Mamoru answers her questions... and also answers some of the questions she's really asking.
Prescriptions and patterns. November 3rd, 2016 Daisuke fixes Naru's ankle, Alexis gets teased, Kyouko drinks tea and Kazuo explains things (sort of).
Pancakes for breakfast November 5th, 2016 Naru makes pancakes at ECFH for whoever is awake, which results in Conversation.
Book Binding November 6th, 2016 Kunzite transfers Shiniko's book to Ikiko for confinement. Ikiko promptly transfers it back. Also, Kunzite discusses Ayana with Ikiko, and gets a sharp reminder that having purification capabilities does not come with a built-in habit of figuring out when to use them...
Visits, Jelly Beans, Owls, Swords November 11th, 2016 Runealy and Gaofele pay a visit to an old ally: Mamoru Chiba. Tsubasa drops in, literally. Normal conversations are just not a thing that happens, but hey, party plans come out of it anyway.
Conversation and Onions November 14th, 2016 Naru and Kazuo chat about All the Things while the onions (and everything else) gets chopped.
Whatever Became of Shiori-san November 17th, 2016 Sayaka has questions for Kunzite, about the White Flower and Madison Perry and Virtue. Some of them Kunzite even has answers to.
No Appreciation For The Classics November 18th, 2016 Shitennou downtime, aka "Mamoru populates his apartment entirely with trolls." Oh, and Neph and Kyouko and Kunzite talk some about Naru and Alexis, too.
Later, At Home November 23rd, 2016 Naru pursues some questions which had arisen during a previous conversation. Secrets are cautiously shared.
The Final Verdict November 24th, 2016 ... is that Alex is suspended for fighting. Naru is completely unsurprised.
I have no voice and honestly it's really annoying November 27th, 2016 CONTENT WARNING: Absurdly cute Mamoru & Zoisite cuddles. Zoisite's voice got captured by a Clow Card and he's been trying to keep it on the downlow, but Mamoru is onto him.
Whatever Works November 27th, 2016 Kunzite goes to make sure Zoisite isn't pranking Naru, and finds out Zoi has bigger problems just now.
Art critics November 28th, 2016 The K'team and Alexis go to Naru's apartment to check out the spontaneous art exhibits that have been happening. Special appearance by Pinkie Pie.
Blizzard Entertainment December 2nd, 2016 Kyouko and Naru have some hot cocoa and cookies and reflect upon the weather.
Care and Feeding of Cardcaptors December 2nd, 2016 Post-Harvest, Mamoru heals an unconscious Sakura, and discusses with Kunzite and Zoisite who the girl is and how he knows her.
Sakura-chan is kidnapped! Oh noes! December 3rd, 2016 Sakura ends up in the frat house and meets the guys and girls. Has a minor break down, gets sweets and ends up capturing Voice.
Afterschool at ECFH December 8th, 2016 Naru and Alex stop by and chat about art and have a snack, bother Kunzite and decide that they are all going to starve during exams.
Friends Don't Kneecap Friends December 10th, 2016 Kunzite has a challenge for Alexis: find a way to get through Kunzite's shields. The problem, of course, is that Alexis has *no known magical abilities whatsoever*. Makoto helps! Zoisite helps, and sometimes even in ways that don't deserve quotation marks!
Zombie Cocoa December 10th, 2016 Mamoru Versus Essays turns out to involve a Pyrrhic victory. Kunzite and Zoisite mock him back to bed.
Presents December 15th, 2016 Kyouko and Naru chat about Christmas and what makes for proper presents.
Sakura and Alexis in: Getting the point December 16th, 2016 Sakura and Alexis come across the Arrow card and, despite getting wounded, manage to catch it. After that, Kazuo shows up and gets them medical attention!
Regal Roses! December 22nd, 2016 Haruka gets her first additional dress-up key! ...Unfortunately, a Weird Wraith shows up, but it's very quickly dealt with.
Couch Counsel December 22nd, 2016 After the Wraith attack on the ECFH in Regal Roses, Kyouko, Naru, Kunzite, and Mamoru sit on couches and talk about stuff.
Guardian Fussing December 22nd, 2016 Luna and Kunzite consult quietly about the month's anniversaries, the undeserved guilt and not-fully-processed trauma that certain of their charges have regarding them, and some other anomalous behavior that needs to be dealt with. Due tribute is also delivered. Luna finds things to threaten Kunzite with anyway, but that's just normal, and besides, "things" here are mostly "Usagi"...
Santa Kyouko December 26th, 2016 Kyouko has presents for everybody.
The Best Gifts December 29th, 2016 Kyouko has a present for Mamoru.
The Thing With Shadows Is December 30th, 2016 Kyouko decides it's time to ask Kunzite if she's thinking straight. The problem with this is that Kunzite isn't so much worried about whether someone's thinking straight as whether the not-thinking-straight is functional. It sort of works anyway!
All The Future Stretches Out December 31st, 2016 NYE part 1: the bulk of the open party at Mamoru's apartment.
Ahead For All of Time December 31st, 2016 NYE part 2: The quieter conversations in the mural bedecked living room of Mamoru's apartment.
A New Year January 1st, 2017 Much like the old year.
Stuff January 5th, 2017 Mamoru and Kyouko don't get nearly enough time to talk about Stuff on the roof with beer anymore.
This One Has Some Backstory January 6th, 2017 Hannah was about the last person Kunzite expected a birthday present from.
Intolerance and Witches and...Muffins. January 7th, 2017 Naru asked Haruna about some of her past in the coffee shop a week earlier. Haruna gets around to storytime. (Warning: LGBT acceptance issues.)
Of Candy and Fire January 7th, 2017 Zoisite explains to Nephrite why Mamoru is very grounded. Also Italy.
Can We Talk January 8th, 2017 Something has been bugging Ariel. So she goes to talk to Kunzite about it. And learns more than she had initially anticipated.
Must Be Tuesday January 8th, 2017 Mamoru gets the cool-dad version of the grounded talk from Neph, and then people come back from fighting a witch with a lot of pieces missing and everything gets Very Emergency.
Grief Core January 9th, 2017 Kunzite and Miss White meet, ostensibly to negotiate over Clotho and the grief seed. Except that Miss White is having much bigger problems right now.
Doctor's Orders January 10th, 2017 While recovering from being gutted on a scribble, Makoto and Nephrite come to cheer Ami up a little. Unfortunately, Ami's into some pretty deep thoughts, and neither of the stars-blessed lovers have any reason to convince her to avoid them.
Thank god for elevators. January 10th, 2017 Nanami makes a detour on the way home, and tells people about what happened at Hikawa Shrine. Mamoru sort of explodes over it, and Ami decides Alcyone is best dog to cuddle at that moment.
Housecleaning January 10th, 2017 Mamoru and Kunzite catch up on some outstanding issues. Miss White's Linker Core problems. Kyouko's Soul Gem. Naru's contact with the White Flower. Their own communication issues and recent fight. And banishing just a little more the shadow of the argument that hangs over all the other arguments since.
Amo Amas Amat Amu January 11th, 2017 Amu comes over to the ECFH for some advice, gets it and encouragement, and leaves in a screaming flail of red face. Mamoru resolves to dispense advice with a paper bag over his head thereafter.
Leather Jacket January 12th, 2017 Alexis and Naru both stop by ECFH and there ends up being a talk with a Kunzite variety of reassurance at the end. Very reassuring.
Home January 13th, 2017 Zoisite left to go investigate family in Italy because he was super angry with Mamoru-- and now he's home, and everyone feels every last iota of how important that is.
Fear Itself January 13th, 2017 Kyouko has questions for Kunzite on the topic of fear and a lack thereof. Kunzite is Helpful. In his usual fashion. Poor Kyouko.
Post-exam squeaks and coffee January 15th, 2017 People are starting to emerge from exam hell, and ECFH is slowly gathering the survivors for conversation. Kyouko /totally/ didn't squeak. At all. Nope.
Touching Conversations January 19th, 2017 Ami has a problem, and to Mamoru's surprise, she comes to him with it -- and 'why' is fairly awkward, all things considered. Now with bonus burfee!
Terms And (Medical) Conditions January 20th, 2017 Mercury starts looking into Alexis's condition. So does Kunzite. Alexis is really not sure what he thinks about this.
Not prepared for smol, crying child! January 24th, 2017 Sakura had a bad time, Kyouko gets cried on. Need I say more?
Lost between worlds. January 24th, 2017 Ami decides to take a shortcut through time and space. Maze decides to make that less shortcut and more long haul.
Little Faith January 25th, 2017 Eilam and Kunzite have a paranoia contest. Fortunately, Mamoru makes sure that nobody wins! (Content warning: language, deep-sea critters.)
Lil sis is sad January 25th, 2017 Sakura is back and going for the cards. And she's bringing muffins, cupcakes and hell with her!
Parts Of The Problem January 26th, 2017 Nagihiko and Nadeshiko are having a certain problem. Like that there's an "and." Talking with Kunzite about it provides perspective, though not necessarily help.
Remembering to Breathe January 28th, 2017 Usagi, Naru, Mamoru, and Kunzite confer about Ami's disappearance. They have a plan! They also have sniffles, because Usagi.
Syncing the Lists February 2nd, 2017 Naru and Kunzite catch up on the things they're trying to track. There are enough situations going on that they're starting to lose a couple, if they're not careful.
Amazing Rescue February 5th, 2017 Ami has finally figured the way out of the maze! Too bad her friends have come to save her.
Gingerbread and Dedication February 9th, 2017 Sayaka consults Kunzite about what it's like to live with dark energy, among other things. Alexis's, Hannah's, and Lacrima's conditions are discussed.
Make it stop February 11th, 2017 Unmei attacks Mamo! Being the nice guy he is, he ends up helping her, via starvation, to help her escape gluttony. It's going to be a long, long couple of days.
Brownie Points February 13th, 2017 Makoto and Ami made brownies at the frathouse. A few people come to investigate. There may be some minor drama. Nothing a bit of chocolate and milk can't wash away! Right?
A valentine's day miracle February 15th, 2017 Yuzuki visits Unmei in her recovery.
Stabbingless Apologies February 19th, 2017 Unmei apologizes to Kyouko. Kyouko does, in fact, not stab her on the spot. Kunzite tells Naru about Nephrite's crepe stand. It's not quite clear right now which of these will have more of a consequence in the long run.
A sinFULL valentines day February 20th, 2017 Yuzu brings Unmei some Valentines treats. Unmei forgot it was the holiday, but Yuzu forgave her and they snuggled.
Stained Glass February 20th, 2017 Naru and Kunzite experiment with a power combination or two. Of COURSE it goes boom. That's okay when it's on purpose, right?
Sailor V Magic Zapping Wand with Heart Shooter Attachment February 22nd, 2017 Unmei loses the Gem. Mamoru, Zoisite, and Kunzite do a frantic job of holding the resultant pieces of Unmei together. (Content warning: strong language, suicide mention.)
Economic Oranges February 27th, 2017 Naru stops by to procrastinate on a paper, and finds Kunzite ruling that Unmei needs to consume actual nutrients before she gets board games. Discussion of who plays what role in whose story ensues. (CW: eating disorders.)
A Return to Form February 28th, 2017 Kyouko returns to the ECFH to read her trashy manga in good company. That company takes the form of Naru and Kunzite, this evening.
We need to talk... March 5th, 2017 Unmei shares her secret with Yuzuki. Yuzuki takes this a lot better than Unmei does. (CW: LGBTQ self-acceptance issues)
Warnings, Promises, Fries March 5th, 2017 Kazuo tells Unmei about some upcoming volatility. Unmei tells Kazuo about some ongoing volatility. Unmei finally starts finding out she's staying in a household of ex-villains. And Mamoru keeps a promise.
With Muffins, Obviously March 7th, 2017 Naru and Kyouko investigate the ECFH's collective reaction to the first half of the D-Point anniversary. Naru adds muffins to the bacon coping mechanism. In the middle of this, Mamoru decides it's time Minako and Kunzite had a talk. With muffins. Obviously.
Where Does Minako Stand March 7th, 2017 Takes place before 'With Muffins, Obviously'. Minako comes over to talk to Mamoru once she's back in town again, and they both get at the truth before going downstairs to be like 'HEY KUNZITE, SURPRISE!' which is the best idea ever.
Tonight We Are Young March 8th, 2017 Drunken reincarnated Earth frat boys celebrating the anniversary of D-Point being the hell over. Guest-starring Jadeite's already passed-out pretty self. Featuring Nephrite drunk texting Mako, Mamoru threatening to drunk teleport and Zoisite kissing him as a distraction tactic, and Kunzite actually laughing audibly... and the mushiest foul-language toast to friendship ever spoken by anyone.
Possible FAN-SPLOSION March 10th, 2017 Sailor Venus meets Unmei! It goes about as well as can be expected.
The Cat is Mightier Than the Pen March 12th, 2017 Mamoru gets the details ironed out with Minako and Luna and Artemis re: getting a Luna Pen for Unmei.
Burritos and Awkward Conversations March 18th, 2017 Unmei is working slowly on her food issues, partly via learning to cook. Kunzite is helping! Sometimes helping means patiently chiseling apart unrealistic expectations. And talking about her parents' behavior. And having a conversation about that Unfortunate Kissing Habit. (Content warning: abuse mentions.)
The pen is mightier than the depression March 19th, 2017 Unmei cried on Sailor Moon. A lot. Now SHE knows how it feels. Oh, and they ate burritos and gave her the BEST GIFT EVER!
Wilder Intentions March 20th, 2017 There's a fox on Mamoru's roof.
Mess March 21st, 2017 Usagi has presents for Ayana!
Foxy meets Peacock March 22nd, 2017 Unmei feeds and then cuddles with Ayana. Rated D for D'awwww.
What doesn't the fox say March 22nd, 2017 Lots of food. Lots of talking. Sandwiches. And more talking.
One Hundred Percent Beam Free March 25th, 2017 Minako asks Kunzite to catch her up on the Situations that most need tracking. ... She's got a couple of situations of her own to address. Only one of them is Daisuke's.
A desperate call for help April 7th, 2017 Sayaka seeks help from Ami/Sailor Mercury for saving Alex from himself.
Vampire spooks the Peacock April 7th, 2017 Norie and Unmei hang out, chat a bit and talk about their families and old lives. Also, they go watch the newest episode of Yoyo Magical Girl String.
What do you remember, and how does it feel April 19th, 2017 Norie checks up on a post-frenzy Alex and tries to run him through what happened.
Alex In Chains April 21st, 2017 Alexis went medieval on the amusement park and summarily got dumped in the ECFH. In chains, yes. There is discussion and testing of heals and a momentarily wiggy near death experience.
Just Dark Things April 23rd, 2017 Ami explains to Lacrima what they were able to do for Alexis. There are cookies. There are also what amounts to dark energy cookies.
Can Darklex Even Be Embarrassed Anymore April 26th, 2017 Sayaka and Alex talk. And Sayaka finds a threat terrifying enough to surprise even Alexis: KARAOKE.
Be Thankful For The Dark April 27th, 2017 UNFINISHED SCENE. Norie talks with Alexis shortly before his 'darkness surgery'. She relates how people think she should be 'thankful' for her power. She disagrees.
Leaving Scars April 27th, 2017 Sailor Mercury and Endymion combine her research (that is, her repurposing some of Lacrima's and Miss White's techniques, in combination with the Maze card) and his magic to give Alexis another chance at being a human being. Well. A teenager, anyway. Close enough. (Content warning: language, detailed injuries.)
Popcorn and movie magic May 2nd, 2017 Unmei and Yuzu have a talk about Unmei's future, while watching movies.
So I Got a Letter From Your Dad May 4th, 2017 Mamoru gets a letter from Kunzite's dad asking if it wouldn't be too much of an imposition to come over literally the next day. OF COURSE NOT!! :D :D :D
Children's Day May 5th, 2017 Kunzite's dad comes to visit the ECFH. This is both more and less disastrous than one might expect. But nobody dies! Or gets disowned! Or gets thrown off the balcony! Mako's cookies do, in fact, save a life.
Still Totally Not Panicking May 5th, 2017 After Unmei's encounters with the new Clotho, she really, really needs someone to flail at. Kunzite has a lot of practice being someone to flail at. And once she's breathng normally again, Unmei comes up with the next thing to do on her own.
What is she even thinking! May 13th, 2017 Haruna comes to talk to Ami abou Hannah. Mamoru and Kunzite gang up with additional information. Ami does a very good job of not devolving into ragemonster /or/ crybaby. But Hannah gonna get it.
Magical Girl Strategic Venus May 15th, 2017 Mamoru and Kunzite call in the expert on How To Work Up A Strategy To Take Hannah Down And Still Let Her Save Face But Not Let Anybody Die In The Process: Minako Aino. And then there are potential monster trucks.
A Pertinent Investigation May 18th, 2017 Ami examines Kyouko's Soul Gem to see if she can learn anything about Hannah's Linker Core, since Kyouko is carrying a sliver of it. Daisuke is there too.
Like a Kicked Beehive With Lasers May 21st, 2017 Mamoru asks Koji and Rashmi with Ami over to ask for their help in curbstomping Hannah to fix her linker core. Kunzite copes.
Infinite Embarrassment Feedback Loop May 22nd, 2017 Koji comes over with a present of goodies to apologize to Mamoru for Tyrfing having been rude, and Mamoru's glad he's there because he was trying to figure out how to apologize to him for having been rude, and Kyouko and Naru have to put up with this nonsense.
Please Be Home, Mister Chiba May 27th, 2017 Koji ran afoul of Madison Perry. He's more traumatized than injured -- and thankfully, he comes right to the ECFH for help.
Memorybeans II: Son of Memorybeans May 28th, 2017 Mamoru decides that in the wake of Kunzite's dad finding Kunzite, and in light of Nephrite technically still being a minor, that the brunet's run out of time for putting off regaining his memories of his life before the Dark Kingdom. (Warning: This scene took place in email between Oct 2016 and May 2017, so continuity in it may be a little hazy.)
Breakfast Wars May 28th, 2017 After staying over, Koji cooks a stunning array of breakfast foods for essentially an army. Then there are various traumas and politics and crises and explanations and... people falling asleep on other people. Then eating. And dad jokes.
Prince of Bad Ideas May 29th, 2017 Prince Endymion has a great idea: let's go talk to the Prince of Nightmares and get his side of the story! Good idea: Talking things out. Bad idea: Talking things out the window of a hundred-floor building overlooking a sea of lava...
Invader!!! Maeko at the Earth Kingdom Frat House May 30th, 2017 Maeko arrives to negotiate the beginnings of a potentially-shaky alliance!
Knives Are Not For Throwing at Girlfriends May 31st, 2017 Kyouko had a fight with Naru. Mamoru lectures her on appropriate conflict resolution.
Foxy Foxes and Worried Reikos May 31st, 2017 Reiko finally tracks down Ayana! They talk, some things are cleared up, and Reiko promises fish next time she visits!
Doll Tea Party With Extra Creepy May 31st, 2017 Forsaken Doll Maeko is at the ECFH with a proposition: she wants to take Hana Shiroi down. Mamoru wants her to let Misa be a little girl instead of a shell for possession.
Incident Analysis June 1st, 2017 Kyouko talks with Kazuo about her fight with Naru, and how to manage anger issues when they're interlinked with survival skills. Kazuo's personal answer is apparently 'practice on Nephrite.' They try for something that scales a little better.
Bettering Yourself through Sweat and Anger June 6th, 2017 Kyouko is working out on the ECFH with Naru for company when Koji, Norie, and Kunzite appear. Much discussion ensues, about a bunch of things, but largely about Hannah and the plan surrounding her.
Post-Pre-Apocalypse, With Sandesh June 12th, 2017 Post-nightmare trauma, analysis, and confections.
Quality Assurance June 15th, 2017 Rashmi and Mercury have A Plan! Or a part of a plan, anyway. Koji and Kunzite's jobs: attempt to test it to destruction. Rashmi gets a deeply uncomfortable win. Also, Haruna introduces them to Unity Loop.
Things I Won't, Er, Will Art With June 18th, 2017 Kazuo and Naru discuss Naru's part in the plan for dealing with Hannah. And chemistry lessons. Maybe Tokyo will be lucky and the chemistry lessons will take a while.
Ghost in the .. apartment June 19th, 2017 The morning after the Punchervention. Ghosts, muffins, conversation, stuffies and lots of tea in ECFH.
In Which They Finally Actually Break Kunzite's Dad June 19th, 2017 Hiroshi turns up at the ECFH to check on his son, who missed their obligatory and resented weekly meeting yesterday and then hasn't been answering his phone or texts. Usagi explains this is because her mother has a medical emergency! Saved! Right? Except that awkward conversations are somehow more awkward when one person in them is completely failing to notice another person is a ghost... and then Hiroshi *stops* failing to notice. Oops.
No One Expects This June 20th, 2017 Lacrima and Kazuo talk about the down sides of magic. And the up sides of donuts.
Kunzite's Back and Koji's Moving June 20th, 2017 Like it says on the tin. Tall and white-haired has his soul back in (more or less in) his body! Koji's getting evicted. Usagi's adorable. Mamoru doesn't know how not to ruin Takara's good mood. Rashmi knows how to sort of fix it. Koji's parents are hilariously embarrassing. Mamoru will never tell. Kunzite gets catted.
Whiskey Makes Everything Better June 22nd, 2017 Nephrite was mad at Kyouko because she spilled some of his whiskey, so she got him some more. They drink whiskey and talk about girlfriends and stars and throwing shoes.
Like a Geode or Some Crap June 25th, 2017 Cure Tide, Haruna's big sister, stops by the ECFH to see what the deal is.
Cupcakes Probably Won't Help. June 30th, 2017 Lacrima goes to talk to Kunzite like she promised Rashmi she would. They talk about her current situation, Cupcake Glitter and other things. Also she gets a box of cupcakes to try to calm her brother. They probably won't work.
Bishoujo Bike Gang Birthday June 30th, 2017 Usagi is 16! It's time for her surprise birthday present.
Rose Tea and Jeopardy July 4th, 2017 Makoto sits down with Hiroshi in her Tea Lair. And is normal at him. He is remarkably unprepared for this.
Heartscaping July 12th, 2017 Mamoru offers to go into Lacrima's emotional realm with Kunzite acting as a filter of sorts to see if they can't return some sort of emotional capacity. They do some landscaping in a emotionally representative courtyard!
Prayer Beads and Shadow Play July 19th, 2017 (Content warning: language, discussion of nonconsensual contact.) Seth takes an unconscious Sayaka to the ECFH. Kunzite and Mamoru provide him with assistance, but not so much with sympathy.
Ice Water and Unpleasant News July 19th, 2017 Daisuke finds and tends to Sayaka, who is not in good shape. In a couple of ways.
The Byronic Man July 20th, 2017 Lacrima comes to discuss why Kunzite left donuts for not particular reason she can discern. They discuss her Heartscape, Seth Locke's current state or lack thereof, and Mamoru comes along to inhale pastries and coffee and reassure both parties with things! (Content warning: discussion of nonconsensual contact.)
How Not To Deal With People July 21st, 2017 Tsubasa comes looking for social advice. From Kunzite. Unsurprisingly, two of the more socially and emotionally stunted magical people in Tokyo do not manage this conversation well.
Studying Seth via Sayaka-chan. July 21st, 2017 Seth is apparently a vampire now and she hasn't made another one since Alexis-kun. So she goes and talks to Sayaka-chan, who may know something.
Best Birthday Ever August 3rd, 2017 Nephrite's come home from his memorybean retreat in time for Mamoru's birthday, and he's brought gifts-- and plans.
Donut Worry, Lacrima August 9th, 2017 Lacrima comes to Mamoru to see if he'd be willing to help her with her heartscape's ballroom -- and gets more than she bargained for when she's offered the opportunity to experience the memory of a Golden Kingdom grand ball/event: Prince Endymion's fourteenth birthday. She even gets to meet Endy's memory of Kunzite when he was actually 21! Finally she ends up, as is only appropriate, carrying around a ridiculous dessert mountain... doughnuts from a recipe before the dawn of time inclusive.
Cake For Breakfast August 20th, 2017 Neil had a terrible night. Makoto has a solution.
Ultimate August 28th, 2017 Neil vs Aunt Sandra's Worrying. Kazuo vs THEY DO WHAT WITH THEIR BURGERS. Neil and Kazuo vs good sense and an interest in a non-fractured skeleton. In other words: Kazuo finally asks Neil to organize some team sports.
Enabling August 31st, 2017 Nephrite replaces stolen whiskey, Makoto brings cookies, and everyone laughs at the idea of Kunzite playing sports.
Stewing September 1st, 2017 Kyouko and Naru are chilling in the ECFH. Kunzite, unsurprisingly, is also there.
Muffins with a side order of Kyubey September 13th, 2017 It rarely goes well for the muffins when Kyubey appears for a chat and to bring a warning in the midst of making them.
How Sakura Got Her Giggle Back September 14th, 2017 After getting trapped in a Phantom Mirror, Sakura wakes up ambushed by friends who are determined not to let her stay sunk in despair and trauma.
How IS Being a Rosebush September 23rd, 2017 Kazuo, Mamoru, and Minako get back to the ECFH and find out that Fiore is actually sapient inside that haunted rosebush.
The Nature of Fate September 24th, 2017 Hiroshi Takeba, Kunzite's dad, is staying at the ECFH for a few days. Mamoru has an awkward talk with him, not realizing that he has to take notes every day to remember any of this.
Stress, Torsion, and Madeleines September 25th, 2017 Breakfast with Hiroshi Takeba, Mamoru, and Masato Sanjoin is an adventure in awkwardness and eventually laughter at Kunzite's expense. He's like Spock at the end of like every episode of Star Trek.
Apologies, But Not For Stabbing September 28th, 2017 Fiore's ghost apologizes to Kyouko. (Content warning: language.)
Gimme Some Dance Moves Honey October 5th, 2017 Lacrima comes over to give Mamoru a binder of dance notation of the ballroom dances of Endymion's youth in the Golden Kingdom, taught to her in dream, and Mamoru gives her a jar of rose honey. They talk about a lot of things!
A Pleasant And Reasonable Conversation October 11th, 2017 Lacrima meets Hiroshi Takeba. Not, in fact, for the first time. Somehow Hiroshi manages to turn
Burn baybee, burn. October 12th, 2017 When in doubt, burn the irritating stuff. And the extra stuff. Although somehow, Taka manages not to get crispy.
Mother Hen Old Dog October 15th, 2017 In which an attempt is made to introduce Hiroshi to Aunt Sandra.
A Quiet Family Meeting October 18th, 2017 Shitennou meetings that don't include Mamoru don't happen often. Except, sometimes, when Mamoru is the topic. This does not have a good precedent, but Kunzite's worried about his connections, not his judgment. Kunzite's also worried about Naru. Apatite, also worried about Naru. Nephrite, worried about YOU GUYS JUMPED STRAIGHT TO BREAKING AND ENTERING WHAT.
Rather Overparanoid Than Under October 20th, 2017 Kyouko and Naru report back to Rashmi, Mercury, and Kazuo about what happened when they visited the Raskoph household. Conclusion: Alexis's mom is scary.
Technically Humans October 26th, 2017 Lacrima tells Kazuo what happened when she visited Alexis's mother. Sayaka comes in partway and gets the story for the first time.
Int-Art-Vention October 30th, 2017 Mamoru, Kazuo, and Kyouko finally confront Naru about her behavior the last few months. And her art the last few months. And the corrupted sketchbook. And why one does not experiment on one's own brain without safeguards. Also? Biryani.
Sorry About Last Night November 3rd, 2017 Kazuo follows up on the previous night's Crown conversation, where Makio never did get explanations or answers. Naru helps!
Muffins and school notes November 6th, 2017 Naru and Ami chat over fresh baked muffins.
The morning after.. November 20th, 2017 ECFH is usually the gathering spot for conversations the morning after big adventures, and this is no different.
Sorry You Got Stabbed November 21st, 2017 A recuperating Kukai gets visitors.
Surprise Meter, Busted November 21st, 2017 Naru, Kazuo, and Kukai fill Ami in on the Alexis rescue.
Some Weakness Of Body Is To Be Expected November 21st, 2017 Alexis wakes.
Good morning sunshine! November 23rd, 2017 Naru comes to visit a still mostly invalid Alexis with some lunch, and a whole lot of conversation. Kriegsfauste 'helps'. Sort of.
I Don't Know Anything Anymore November 24th, 2017 Alexis and Lacrima have a quiet chosen-family talk. Nothing but the chosen-family part is stable.
THUD November 26th, 2017 Alexis is recovering. Kukai and Ami find out what this means.
Totally Fine November 29th, 2017 Alexis is still recovering. Kukai is getting pretty familiar with this by now. Kazuo tries siccing Nephrite on the situation.
What If That Was A LIe December 3rd, 2017 Sayaka and Lacrima find Alexis grimly trying to take charge of at least enough of himself to be able to move. And how much he's afraid he isn't in charge of.
All I Want for Christmas... December 5th, 2017 Kyouko tries to find out what Kunzite and Naru want for Christmas.
Private Consultations December 10th, 2017 Mamoru and Kazuo enlist Ami's help in figuring out what's going wrong with their powers. (Unfinished scene)
Not Recommending A Therapist December 12th, 2017 Naru and Kazuo come visit Alexis, in the interest of trying to prod him out of his self-imposed shell. Also, Kriegsfauste is brought back from a visit.
Somehow The Emo Kids Make More Sense Now December 15th, 2017 Cure Gull fights depression monsters! With ... sammich and orange juice. Basically Haruna is excellent at regarding Alexis's problems, sympathizing with them, and then PUNCHING WITH LOGIC AND CONSTRUCTIVENESS.
If You Had A Choice December 16th, 2017 Rashmi finally gets down to the core of Alexis's issues. Well. One of the cores, anyway. (CW: language, but it's the TV's fault)
How'd They Get Your Brain In The Laundry December 19th, 2017 Alexis, meet Minako. Who is very, very Minako.
New Year's Eve 2017 December 27th, 2017 Like it says on the tin.
Selfie Guest Appearance December 30th, 2017 New Year's side scene: Kazuo has a present for Usagi.
Snakes Sold Separately December 30th, 2017 Nephrite has a mysterious package for Kunzite. It may or may not be related to the fact that it's his birthday.
Ripples January 12th, 2018 Kyouko has some information to share.
Bad News No Matter What January 15th, 2018 Kazuo asks Kyouko about her visit from Sailor Earth. Naru listens in. Especially when something Sailor Earth said lets Kazuo draw a conclusion ... not one with any useful answers, but an answer at all is more than they've gotten in a year. (CW: language)
Who are we, anyhow January 16th, 2018 Lacrima visits a plague filled Naru in ECFH and conversation mostly settles on identities, and the changing therein.
Glitterbomb in the Making January 17th, 2018 Lacrima talks to Kunzite about her current (Quite well for a change!) Status. Discuss gumbo. Feelings. And potentially using Ariel-chan to glitterbomb his dad.
Comet Me Bro January 21st, 2018 Kazuo brings Neil up to date on the Sailor Earth news. As usual, Neil wins the conversation.
Difficult January 22nd, 2018 Kazuo talks with Ami about Sailor Earth. Ami brings up the elephant in the room. Kazuo is REALLY not Usagi.
More Sustenance Required February 6th, 2018 Alexis and Kyouko talk ongoing threat level over burgers. Lacrima shows up to add gumbo to the mix. Kriegsfauste really, really wants Alexis to eat.
Uncertainty As A Weapon February 7th, 2018 Kazuo and Naru take their turn to catch up with Alexis, and talk over the capabilities and some of the possible agenda of the Raskophs.
Rashmi Lectures February 12th, 2018 Because Mamoru had no powers and Kunzite aided and abetted for the Precia fight.
Weapons Sheathed February 13th, 2018 Even Madison Perry is starting to get wary of the White Flower. A deal of sorts is struck. Maybe.
The Darkness And The Deep February 15th, 2018 Nanami and Alcyone finally meet Kazuo, who has enough familiar scent for them to figure out he's someone they can talk to about Certain Things. Things like what to do with powersets whose obvious uses aren't helpful. Not nearly as ominous as the title sounds.
Agera-Flavored Kool-Aid February 24th, 2018 Makoto gets to rant about her encounter with Sailor Earth to an appreciative audience. Some planning happens. Also, Mamoru FINALLY finds out that the new Phantom Ace is not, in fact, Riventon in disguise.
Kittens, Cats, Bags, Lives March 22nd, 2018 And after preparatory forgiveness and planning with Rashmi, Mamoru warns Kunzite about the play he's committing them to make.
It's A Great Idea Really March 25th, 2018 Mamoru gives the lowdown on the plan he and Rashmi came up with to Mako and Neph and Zoi.
It's Gotta Be the Mask March 25th, 2018 Mamoru tells Kyouko about the Rashmi-plan.
You Can Call Her Rule 63 Tux April 2nd, 2018 In Which Lacrima Finds Out Mamoru's Lost His Powers (Thanks Erf >:C)
Can I Borrow Your House April 18th, 2018 Sora comes over to get Mamoru's side of the Sailor Earth story. And give her plan to find out what's going on with that. And ask to throw a party at the ECFH and incidentally also invite Erf to it??? Save-tan said 'MAKOFIST!' when she asked.
Frats & Vampires April 26th, 2018 Miho visits the ECFH, meets 'Maria', Rashmi and Alexis. Finds out Maria is a vampire. Finds out about Intelligent Devices. And finds out Sailor V is real! (A real jerk!).
Why Is The World In Love Again April 27th, 2018 HOMURA AND MADOKA RETURN! And accidentally flood the main living room of the ECFH.
Nobody Got Punched April 27th, 2018 Homura and Kyouko have a chat after Homura's return.
Sora's Birthday Party April 28th, 2018 Sora borrows the ECFH for her birthday party and invites Sailor Earth. This surprisingly doesn't end in tears. (Yes Jadeite is in disguise.)
Riventon Is A Jerk May 1st, 2018 After 'Direct Withdrawl', Haruna takes Alexis back to the ECFH to do some first aid and talk about Riventon because he's a big jerk.
Donut Worry... Kyouko May 10th, 2018 Lacrima delivers donuts to... Kyouko? for her Birthday!? Quick, someone make sure cats aren't dogs and that up is still up and not down! Also Alexis and Lacrima have a serious talk moment when Kyouko needs to run.
Things Healing Can't Make Better. May 11th, 2018 Mainly, the general presence of Minako in any room filled with people. Daisuke also heals Alexis's arm! Finally!
Of Dragons and Cookies May 30th, 2018 Post furniture store incident, Nephrite is moping, Kyouko is unimpressed, but Makoto has cookies.
Don't Ask An Android's Weight May 30th, 2018 After returning to the ECFH from a 'shopping' trip Emi and Alexis talk about clothes, TV, the nature of magic, and questions that should never be asked.
Care to dance, stranger June 2nd, 2018 CONTENT WARNING: Cussing. Mamoru, in his new Armed Device Knight henshin, is up on the roof trying to practice with the halberd he doesn't know how to use when Nephrite OBJECTS TO THE PRESENCE OF A JERKBAG STRANGER ON HIS ROOF. Then there's training!
Everything's Patching Up Rashmis. June 21st, 2018 After the events of Dark Knights and Stars, Miho comes to the ECFH to heal an extremely hurting Rashmi, and in the process calm an extrmely agitated Stahlritter. Success, and Miho learns more stuff, lots of which can boil down to 'Mahou Theory Is Complicated'
Virtuous Advice June 25th, 2018 Miho stops by the ECFH and talks to Kyouko and Naru about how to handle the pressure of being magical.
Triage July 30th, 2018 Kyouko isn't used to ribs that don't heal on their own, so Life Mahou Joy gives her a hand.
At Least There's Cake August 3rd, 2018 Makoto brings some cakes to the ECFH, and chats with Kyouko about the Sailor Earth situation.
The Nature of a Hero August 14th, 2018 (CW: German cursing) Alexis' frustrations and anger reach their apex, and Rashmi and Miho have to stop him from making the biggest mistake of his life.
Roof muffins August 14th, 2018 Some chatting on the ECFH roof about Erf, Princesses, dragon slaying, purification and muffins. Amongst other things.
Recovery... Or lack thereof. August 17th, 2018 After The Nature of a Hero, Rashmi, Miho and Lacrima all come 1) Make sure that Alexis is okay 2) Explain to Lacrima what happened 3) Talk about Ryo.
The Doctor Is IN August 18th, 2018 Mamoru's back in his body and has had a week to recover, and people come by. The conversation ends with a new rule being instituted in the ECFH: Coffins are BYOC.
Post-Ryo Healing August 21st, 2018 After getting stabbed by Ryo during The Legend of St. George and the Dragon (pt. 1), Lamya flies to the ECFH. It takes Life Mahou Joy and Asclepius working together to heal her -- and to break the order he gave her.
Storming the Gates August 24th, 2018 Saint George storms the ECFH to kill his sister. He gets superbanned via multiple heroes and learns why people don't really storm that place.
Nature of Hope August 26th, 2018 Alexis meets Miho at the ECFH to talk about recent events and give some advice... and introduce someone.
Hi Honey! August 29th, 2018 Mamoru has rose honey for Lacrima! In fact, a whole vat of it. They catch up a little, and then Lacrima has a sad and uncomfortable request for the prince.
Fate and Romance August 29th, 2018 Fate heads to the ECFH to deliver an invitation, and finds Miho there. They strike up a conversation, and happen to bring up a difficult subject: Fate's feelings for Nanoha.
A Scan and a Plan August 29th, 2018 Lamya meets Rashmi at the ECFH to do a more thurough scan of herself and the collar, and to come up with a plan on what to do next.
O Strange New World August 30th, 2018 Arina meets a couple inhabitants of Earth.
Fine. Everything is fine. September 4th, 2018 Mamoru and Naru discuss being fine, not being fine, and painting.
Newsreel Rollercoaster September 7th, 2018 Homura stops by while Mamoru's moping! There is AWESOME HAPPINESS! And then there is ABJECT MISERY! And then there is RESOLUTION, and finally, a DAD JOKE! This episode literally has it all.
Halloween 2018: I Really Really Deserve This Drink October 31st, 2018 Halloween party at the ECFH!
Fire and Ice November 14th, 2018 Kyouko and Jadeite have a chat on the roof of the ECFH.
Chaos Is Come Again November 20th, 2018 Jadeite and Mamoru are seriously hung over. Of *course* that means it just happens to be time to stop by-- all at once-- for Koji, Lacrima, Ariel, Lucky, Kyouko, Usagi, Rei, and newcomer to this mess, Millie White! Also Usagi and Jadeite take poison to protect Mamoru. It's fraught, yo.
Warnings and Muffins November 26th, 2018 Millie stops by the ECFH to warn them about the Wolkenritter attack, and that there's likely more to come. She is met by Kyouko and Naru, who receive her warnings and reciprocate with tea and muffins.
Away from Eclipse's Eyes November 28th, 2018 Akari and Lacrima meet in the ECFH and talk about current events. Talking point number 1: Akari is single again.
Blood and Clattering November 29th, 2018 (CW: strong language, injuries.) After Apatite for Battle, Mamoru and Apatite and Naru make it back to the ECFH. Apatite is the Worst Patient. Kazuo and Neil don't help, especially when Neil starts considering extraplanetary real estate schemes.
When Minako Met Jadeite Maybe. November 30th, 2018 Minako Aino comes to visit the ECFH and confuses Jadeite with talk about dumb Saint Georges, Vampires, and Eclipse and Brainwashes.
Introductions and Information November 30th, 2018 Ami meets Millie and the new Cure tells Ami and Kyouko what's going on with Signum and Zafira's plot--what she knows of it, anyway.
Stress Vampires December 1st, 2018 Some of the Shitennou catch up on recent events: Wolkenritter for one, Akari for another, plus Virtue, Mamoru's being still on edge over a few things, and whether or not the new option for getting blood out of upholstery works. (And whether it's worth the fumes.)
Broken Shield December 2nd, 2018 In the aftermath of Mining for Trouble, Akari teleports to the ECFH balcony with the injured Millie. Lacrima and Kunzite come to help soon after.
Fighting Oneself December 3rd, 2018 Kyouko talks to Kazuo about her frustrations, and feels better for it.
What Does Jade Smell Like December 5th, 2018 Miho drops into the ECFH in her new form, heals Millie, and in general is a good friend.
For the Coming Year December 31st, 2018 By chance, Makoto and Hiroshi both end up at the ECFH on New Year's Eve, and exchange good wishes and more for the year to come.
Kawaii Aka-chan Kazuo January 30th, 2019 The Shitennou are bumming around when Jadeite visits doom upon them in the form of baby pictures of Kazuo.